The Miami Skyline
The Near Midtown District
The Miami-Dade Convention Center
Built after the Great Depression, the convention center sits on landfill put in place just for the center. It shows danger signs of flooding when big storms come through the miami area.
I-95 and the Dolphin Tollway interchange just north of downtown Miami.
The Historic Miami Neighborhood
The Very first neighborhood built in the Miami-Dade County. It still has its original brick pave streets. City leaders are discussing whether to leave them in place or to re-pave them with asphault. Protests and ralies are being held daily to stop the city leaders.
Our Saviors Luthern Church
(oldest church in Miami)
Our Saviors Lutheran Church was built at the corner of south 6th street and west 5th street in 1802. At that time downtown Miami was no bigger than a small town square. The Lutherans came into the Miami area and had a huge influence on the culture and the way of life for the city. They organized the cities laws and regulations and started town hall meetings at city hall, which they also helped build at the corner of Jackson Blvd. and Florida Ave. the center intersection of the city.
New Downtown Pictures. Some more buildings have been built in downtown and more residential high rises are being built just west of the downtown area.
A night time picture. Not all of the buildings lights had come on when i took this picture.
Area of downtown Miami that is currently being re-developed.
New Southern Florida Univeristy of Miami. Located right along I-95, the Miami areas second largest University is snuggled right inside a up and coming area of the city. The University is a major liberal arts, and architecture college.
The Newly built Toyota center. Located just southwest of the downtown area.
Cultural center of downtown Miami. The Miami Opera House, and the Miami Art Gallery are located within one city block of each other, and the Miami courthouse is located around the corner from the Miami Opera House.